John Surtees statement on his son's death

"The world beckoned and he was thriving on the freedom to concentrate on his motor sport. Despite bad luck in his motor sport, he had shown himself to be one with the possibilities of reaching the very top. Despite his young age he had shown ...

"The world beckoned and he was thriving on the freedom to concentrate on his motor sport. Despite bad luck in his motor sport, he had shown himself to be one with the possibilities of reaching the very top. Despite his young age he had shown maturity, technical understanding and speed.

"Henry had followed his heart from the time he first sat in a kart. He treated seriously the balance between motor sport and school.

"Most importantly, he was a nice person and a loving son. He will be deeply missed."

-credit: john surtees

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Series F2 , General
Drivers John Surtees
Article type Obituary